BlackBerry Protect Vs. Cylance Smart Antivirus

Which BlackBerry® Endpoint Security Solutions Are Right for You and Your Business?

Compare how BlackBerry® Protect and Cylance Smart Antivirus™ both work to help achieve a prevention-first security posture.

Predict and Prevent Business Security Threats

BlackBerry Protect delivers AI-powered malware prevention with application and script control, memory protection, and device policy enforcement to stop threats before they execute.

Protect Home and Employee-Owned Systems

Cylance Smart Antivirus extends our AI malware prevention technology to home systems (for you or your employees), reducing the risk of malware and other threats.
Security Feature BlackBerry Protect Cylance Smart Antivirus
AI-Driven Malware Protection
Stops Unknown and Zero-Day Attacks
Memory Exploitation Detection and Prevention  
Script Management  
Device Usage Policy Enforcement  
Application Control for Fixed-Function Devices  
Supports a Prevention-First Security Posture  
Integrates Seamlessly with CylanceOPTIC® EDR solution  
Available with ThreatZERO™ Turnkey Implementation Services Optional  
Available with CylanceGUARD™ Managed Detection and Response Services Optional  
Appropriate for Business/Enterprise Environments  
Best For Home Use and Employee-Owned Systems  
Supported Platforms Windows Clients (Win XP and Above), Windows Servers, Mac OSX, Linux Windows Clients, (Win7 and Above), Mac OSX, Android, iOS
Pricing Model Per Device Per Household (Maximum of 10 Devices)
Licensing Model Subscription: One-, Three-, or Five-Year License Subscription: One-Year License or Three-Year License
Order and Fulfillment Process BlackBerry Direct Sales and Channel Partners BlackBerry Website, Amazon Website, BlackBerry Direct Sales and Channel Partners
BlackBerry Protect
AI-Driven Malware Protection
Stops Unknown and Zero-Day Attacks
Memory Exploitation Detection and Prevention
Script Management
Device Usage Policy Enforcement
Application Control for Fixed-Function Devices
Supports a Prevention-First Security Posture
Integrates Seamlessly with CylanceOPTIC® EDR solution
Available with ThreatZERO™ Turnkey Implementation Services Optional
Available with CylanceGUARD™ Managed Detection and Response Services Optional
Appropriate for Business/Enterprise Environments
Best For Home Use and Employee-Owned Systems  
Supported Platforms Windows Clients (Win XP and Above), Windows Servers, Mac OSX, Linux
Pricing Model Per Device
Licensing Model Subscription: One-, Three-, or Five-Year License
Order and Fulfillment Process BlackBerry Direct Sales and Channel Partners
Cylance Smart Antivirus
AI-Driven Malware Protection
Stops Unknown and Zero-Day Attacks
Memory Exploitation Detection and Prevention  
Script Management  
Device Usage Policy Enforcement  
Application Control for Fixed-Function Devices  
Supports a Prevention-First Security Posture  
Integrates Seamlessly with CylanceOPTIC® EDR solution  
Available with ThreatZERO™ Turnkey Implementation Services  
Available with CylanceGUARD™ Managed Detection and Response Services  
Appropriate for Business/Enterprise Environments  
Best For Home Use and Employee-Owned Systems
Supported Platforms Windows Clients, (Win7 and Above), Mac OSX, Android, iOS
Pricing Model Per Household (Maximum of 10 Devices)
Licensing Model Subscription: One-Year License or Three-Year License
Order and Fulfillment Process BlackBerry Website, Amazon Website, BlackBerry Direct Sales and Channel Partners

Additional Resources

BlackBerry Protect
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